Now Showing for Aug. 3-9

The Back Space Theatre

(1120 Main Ave., 259-7940)

Wild Horse, Wild Ride. (No Ebert rating; begins Sunday) A documentary that follows the Extreme Mustang Makeover Challenge, in which 100 people try to tame wild horses. Rated PG.

Gaslight Cinema

(102 Fifth St. Next to the railroad depot, 247-8133)

The Dark Knight Rises. HHHHe’s been laying low for about eight years, but a new villain named Bane has the Caped Crusader back in action. Rated PG-13.

Safety Not Guaranteed. HHH½ Three magazine employees head out on an assignment to interview a guy who placed a classified ad seeking a companion for time travel. Rated R.

Durango Stadium 9

(Next to Durango Mall, 247-9799)

Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days. (No Ebert rating) Greg (he’s the hero of these) is on summer vacation with nothing to do. Bet he finds something to do ... Rated PG.

Total Recall.HHH Arnold may be no match for Colin Farrell as an actor, but Farrell’s no match for Arnold as a real-life cartoon character. Advantage Arnold. (See review this page.) Rated PG-13.

Step Up Revolution.HH They have now made four of these. A rich girl’s dad wants to develop the neighborhood where her dance-crazed boyfriend likes to hold flash mobs. This is not an original premise. Rated PG-13.

The Watch.HH Ben Stiller and Vince Vaughn apparently think that writing tired, predictable scripts will never fail to produce comedic hits like “Dodgeball” as long as they put themselves in the movie. They are sorely mistaken. Rated R.

The Dark Knight Rises. HHHSee description above.

Ice Age 4: Continental Drift.HH (In standard and digital 3-D with surcharge) I’m not going to pretend like I know what happened in the first three. Surely there are those who do, and for them we present No. 4. Enjoy. Rated PG.

Ted. HHH½ Mark Wahlberg’s wish for his childhood teddy bear to come to life comes true. But this is a Seth MacFarlane film, so Ted is not a well-behaved companion. Rated R.

Brave.HHH Pixar dreams up a female protagonist in the form of arrow-firing Princess Merida, who brings some sort of doom to the kingdom by being uppity and then has to fix things by being brave. Hence the title. Rated PG.

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